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Could Video Therapy Retrain The Brain, Cure ADHD?

Study uses neurofeedback with animated graphics to “train” kids to concentrate

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – It’s estimated 6 million children have some form of ADHD in the U.S. and treating them is not cheap.  Each year we spend well over a hundred billion dollars in therapy and medication, but instead of relying on medicine, what if doctors were able to teach children to control their symptoms on their own - simply by using the power of their minds?

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Study: New Device Can Slow, Reverse Heart Failure

Cuff around aorta pumps blood from the heart, proves effective in some severe cases

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) October 2014 – Citing a new published study doctors are calling an experimental device a “potential breakthrough” in the treatment of heart failure patients.  The C-Pulse device was tested in 20 patients for the first time in the U.S. and was able to slow or, in some cases, actually reverse the symptoms of heart failure.  It could represent a new treatment option for many of the 5 million Americans with heart failure. 

 

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Study: Ibuprofen May Make Old Lungs Look Young

Lab tests show daily ibuprofen lowers lung inflammation in elderly mice

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – A common drug you may already have in your medicine cabinet is showing potential in possibly helping to reduce inflammation in our lungs as we age.  Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center gave a daily dose of ibuprofen to older mice in lab tests, and after just two weeks saw a dramatic drop of inflammation in their lungs and a boost in their response to infection.

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Aneesa Das, MD

Assistant Director of Sleep Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Sleep medicine
  • Narcolepsy
  • Sleep apnea syndromes
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Julia White, MD

Director of Breast Radiation Oncology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of interest:

  • Individualized breast radiation treatments
  • Development and implementation of breast radiation technologies
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